"Referral for sleep apnoea"

About: Guy's Hospital

I met the Professor in the St Thomas' Cleft Service with a view to exploring the possibility of surgery for sleep apnoea. I have been using CPAP for many years but the psychological side effects (I look like a monster every night in bed) and the physical problems, marks on my face, nasal infections etc are increasingly difficult to deal with. When I listened to the Professor talking to his team I felt that finally I had met someone who could help me. Not only did he have empathy for my situation (without me having to verbalise it) but I believe he wants to help me. I do hope that there is funding available and I look forward to my next consultation. Thank you.

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Response from Guy's Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on the St Thomas’ Cleft Service. I am glad to hear that you received a caring and empathetic response from your Professor and that you are looking forward to further consultations to understand and treat your condition.

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